With Healthy Growth, Ottawa Real Estate Market Potential Attracts New Developers



During the ongoing real estate boom that has marked Canada’s biggest cities, Ottawa continues to lag behind Toronto and Vancouver in pace of sales and prices. But there’s something to be said

High New-Build Vacancy Rate for Condos in Calgary



Recent figures from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation show there are hundreds of new condos in Calgary that are lying empty, according to an article in CBC.ca.

Real Estate Prices Slow Down in Canada



Last year, real estate prices in Canada reached an all-time high, but an article in the Huffington Post Canada points out that this year could be a very different story. This is at least in part due to new mortgage rules combined with higher mortgage rates.

Price Correction Risk Remains Low in Vancouver, Canada



Metro Vancouver in Canada has long since had the reputation of being one of the priciest areas in the country. In spite of dire warnings about price corrections, a new assessment by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. shows this risk is low. According to the article in the Vancouver Sun, Vancouver has always been […]

Canadian Real Estate Sales Increased in August



The latest index from the Canadian Real Estate Association shows sales of residential property in Canada rose by 2.8% in August compared to July. Sales activity in August was 11.1% more than levels reported for August last year, with figures in line with the 10 year average. Sales increased year on year in approximately two […]

Canadian Real Estate Market Stronger Than Expected



According to recent data, the Canadian real estate market has performed surprisingly strongly compared to a year earlier, and prices have increased more than anticipated. In fact just recently there were concerns that the housing market could be in trouble, but seasonally adjusted sales have exceeded their 10 year average. The article in the Globe […]

Air Canada Announces New Flight to Red Deer, Alberta



Air Canada recently announced a new service will begin to the city of Red Deer in Alberta. From 3 September this year there will be three daily flights departing to and from Red Deer to Calgary. This will not only provide a direct connection between Calgary and Red Deer, but will also establish immediate ticketed access to a number of other international hubs.

Search Realty Announces Co-Lister, the New Way to Sell a Home



Search Realty’s Co-Lister is a more intuitive way of selling real estate. Canadian homeowners can sell a home more quickly, and can save themselves thousands of dollars in the process.

Best Practices For Crown Land Purchases



Potential buyers interested in Crown land can no longer purchase directly from the Canadian Ministry of Natural Resources. Instead, buyers must seek out Crown land at market value through local sellers.

What U.S. Investors Need to Know About Buying Property in Canada



If your clients vacation frequently in Canada or have children who are attending a Canadian university, they may ask you whether it makes more economical sense to invest in property than to continue incurring high hotel or apartment rent costs. And then they might wonder if they can — and how.

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